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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. the big rig struck the train where the tracks cross kansas avenue. ktvu's kara cara liu has more -- cara liu has more. >> reporter: one of the victims heard screams and crying before the accident. a big rig slams into the train about 12:30 p.m. this afternoon. you could see the derailed training leaning. she was in a second car, she says she was returning home after visiting hayward. she says she wasn't seriously hurt but it was scary when the train started tipping. >> you couldn't see anything. it was just all dusty and, you know, you are breathing in the dirt. people start coughing, screaming, crying. it was horrible. >> reporter: that train left oakland about 7:30 a.m. this morning. folks on other trains this afternoon say they got a call from amtrak telling them about the derailment and saying they would have to be bussed. >> i take amtrak all the time, this is the first time anything like this happened. it is unnerving. >> reporter: 40 people have been taken to the hospital. amtrak saying none of the injuries are life threatening and we learned this was the same spot of another acci
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. "like" ktvu channel 2 news on facebook and you will find a presidential quiz there. >>> ktvu's cara liu talks to the election's chief about a startling statistic. >> reporter: he voted early today because he is leaving the country for 10 months. >> if you care anything about the country, this is the one thing you can do. >> reporter: as it turns out young voters are 4 times more likely to have their ballots thrown out because of a rejected signature. >> it is important. >> reporter: contra costa county elections chief says they noticed a spike in rejected signatures in 2010. >> we ran a study, it wasn't the older population, it was the 20-39-year-old. 50% of signature rejections. >> reporter: your signature is matched against your signature card. >> reporter: how you sign your name on the back of the envelope is key. >> they don't have to match perfectly but we got to be able to say yes, that is the same person. >> reporter: one theory is some may not pay close attention when signing their name. but every vote should matter. >> that could mean an election is lost because of that. and it
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
a tough recovery. >> cara liu is live where the sea lion was found and another one may be at risk. >> reporter: here at peer 39 they are keeping an eye out for a second sea lion that may be tangled up in fishing line. >> reporter: rescuers tried to offer the injured sea lion his first meal in more than a day but he wasn't having it. it has been a tough 24 hours. >> he is mad. he was not happy. he didn't want us to grab him. he doesn't understand we are trying to help him. >> rescuers were called out yesterday after someone spotted him with a strap around his neck. they sedated him and scooped him up to be transported to the marine mammal center. >> as we suspected yesterday, this is a packing strap. >> reporter: he likely got it when he was smaller and as he grew it turned into sanoose. -- turned into a noose. >> he is active and we didn't find any other issues. >> reporter: he will be that marine mammal center for a few more days and he can be seen over the weekend. workers hope to release him as early as next week. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> concerned neighbors are getti
Oct 25, 2012 11:30pm PDT
at frank igawa plaza there at 14th and broadway. we have team coverage, cara liu spoke to a man who was injured there one year ago. but we begin with amber lee who was there with protesters as they were marching. >> reporter: we're at frank igawa where protesters have gathered after having marched for two hourless. h o ur -- after having marched for two hours. at 7:00, protesters celebrated one year of the occupy movement. protesters told us the occupy movement is still alive and has motivated them to improve their life. >> i was homeless and unemployed. >> and now. >> i have an apartment and a job. >> what do you want to happen from here on out. >> i want to see everybody else get employed and get change. >> people who didn't know each other came together and decided that this system was messed up and decided to set up and fight against it. that's different, that's unusual. it didn't happen like that. this has never happened. >> reporter: around 8:30, protesters arrived near headquarters where they were met by about 50 officers who turned them away. police told us they arrested one
Oct 14, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. and cara liu captured some of that for us, let's go to her live, cara. >> reporter: a lot of common treads out in the neighborhood as well. fans certainly disappointed with a loss but optimistic about the series. now fans flooded restaurants and bars like the polo club well before the game got under way. they tell us it was fun just to be able to soak in the atmosphere around the ballpark. also momo's across the street also packed all day long. folks enjoying the sunshine, excite -- excitement of the game even without a ticket. >> it was just so much fun. it's bad they didn't win. but we had a lot of fun. >> you can hear the cheers, almost like we're part of it. >> many coming here to soak it all in. one of the business owners tells us he's loving the boom. he brought in four times the staff. he's loving the influx. >> this is not your average sunday. we have a good spike in business. giants go on the road, win three in a row. bring home the national league series. doesn't get much better than this. >> reporter: all the restaurants around the ballpark they're planning extra staff, extra
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
's cara liu tells us there has been a huge run of tickets since the final out yesterday that gave the a's the title. >> reporter: the roller coaster of a season ended yesterday, the last day of the regular season was the only day they led the al west. the alds sold out yesterday. >> reporter: when the a's clinched the al west it wasn't just the players and fans that went wild. >> so exciting. it is just -- driving home and going -- [ screams ] >> they came through. amazing day. so emotional. >>> the run on tickets followed. >> we sold 50,000 tickets for the playoffs. >> reporter: many fans stood in line for an hour or two today to snag what tickets they could. had >> this has been six years since this happened. >> makes it sweeter. the fact they were -- not even competitive. >> story book story. it is amazing. >> reporter: tickets to game three sold out this morning. game four sold out this afternoon. >> chemistry, the whole team dynamics. >> reporter: it is possible to go to all home games for the a's and the giants since they are on different days. using a ticket broker for the games
Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
there was cleared out. ktvu cara liu is live. >> reporter: officers in riot gear have been out here already to the plaza. right now we are seeing extra police officers as well as security guards here. we're also told police department does have reserves on stand by. police tell us they plan to allow folks to exercise their first amendment rights but want that to happen lawfully and peacefully. businesses like chase bank are also taking their precautions opinion this afternoon we saw workers boarding up glass windows. hoping to prevent vandalism. folks have been out here all afternoon getting ready for the occupy oakland demonstration and march on the one year anniversary of the violent clash between protestors and police here at frank ogawa plaza. we have seen people writing and drawing messages in chalk on the ground. others putting up signs criticizing police. some 100 people out here at the moment is a very diverse collection of people with many different view points on why that here. >> i was here last year on october 25th after the lpd raided the camp and i was also the perp who drove
Oct 30, 2012 11:30pm PDT
for tomorrow's parade and celebration as you can see a lot of excitement still out here tonight, live cara liu, ktvu news. >>> more details now on getting to that huge party. muni, b.a.r.t. and caltrain will add service. one more note market and mission streets will be closed from the embarcadero to ninth street until 5:00 tomorrow night. >>> if you can't watch the parade in person, you can watch it on ktvu news. you can also watch it live on our mobile apps. a rush for tacos offered for free. the world sere reu profession motion that packed fast food restaurants today. we catch up with the giant star -- the world series promotion that packed fast food restaurants today. >>> you will also be hit in your pocketbook. you will not just be criminally prosecuted. in the case you damage city buses, city buildings that we will go after you civilly as well and seek restitution and damages. >> police arrested 35 people sunday night. so far the district attorney's office says it is prosecuting eight of them all eight are san francisco residents. authorities say more prosecutions are possible. police cou
Oct 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
on halloween. cara liu is live where the stage is set for a long celebration. >> reporter: a lot of preparations under way all day. night now even at this late hour a lot of excited fans wearing a lot of orange and black. even a dog wearing a panda costume in the crowd here. a bunch of people trying to take pictures and take it all in before tomorrow's frenzy. >> reporter: die-hard fans are already out here at city hall with blankets staking out a front row seat. >> i think to be a great view. i'm a season ticketholder. >> reporter: balloons and banners went up. workers spent the afternoon lining the parade rout with barriers and posting ho parking signs on and around market street. san francisco -- posting no parking signs on and around market street. >> we haven't had problems knock wood on halloween night for a while. >> reporter: officers will only have a few hours between is the parade and halloween celebrations. >> we're also looking to have fire extinguishers in every police vehicle. >> i'm excited for the parade. >> we're asking everybody please take b.a.r.t., take nummi,
Sep 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
will be dropping. >>> ktvu's cara liu reports the city approved event turned into several calls to police. >> that was so fun. >> reporter: but not everyone was happy the rave went until 2:00 a.m. >> i was like when is this going to end. i was really, i was very angry. >> reporter: rena pavao says her house rattled and the noise was abnoxious. even though she lives two miles from. >> here at steve's home. it was a similar story. >> the medicine cabinet was shaking. you could hear the thumping pretty good. i was a little upset that it was an outdoor event that lasted until 2:00. if it was 11:00 it would have been okay. >> it's what young people want. it isn't going away. >> reporter: kevin wilkin is the event producer. >> it's as loud as an aircraft. >> reporter: he says their permit did not include noise restrictions. >> if you can put up once a year that would be gone. i promise not to do it every week. >> reporter: organizers tell me they were told to point the noise west so folks here in alameda likely got it the worse. a lot of people want it gone if not more control. >>> the oakland
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
will reopen but they plan to bus people till the tracks are cleared. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >> if you are looking for information on passengers, go to, then click on the tab. >>> this afternoon the albany unified school district confirmed a teacher who was arrested for lewd contact has died and it appears it was a suicide. the district says it received word of james izumizaki's death this morning from the sherriff's department. the teacher was accused of having a relationship with a former student who was under 14 at the time. they say counselors rill be able -- will be available for students tomorrow. >>> the search continues for two fisherman missing off the san mateo county. they fell into the water yesterday morning when their boat over turned near pigeon point south of half moon bay. they were four on board the boat. the other two men were wearing life jackets and made it back to shore. >>> police are looking for witnesses to a freeway shooting yesterday that sent three people to the hospital. a car drove up along a charger and someone inside opened fire around 3:30
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
decided to stay in cincinnati. we just learned they'll play the yankees. cara liu, ktvu channel 2news. >> the giants will play either washington if washington beats st. louis tonight or the cardinals if they win. it's game 5 and starts -- the giants -- it starts in washington, excuse me, on sunday. if st. louis wins, the series would start here in san francisco on sunday. you can watch the entire nlcs on ktvu. the winner goes on to the world series also on ktvu. >>> now, we showed you this last night on the 10:00 news, but this reaction to the giants' win is worth seeing again. >> it's over! congratulations, san francisco. >> that it is nancy pelosi and representative jackie speier. they could not restrain their violent. you can see that everybody wase keeping track of the game on their smart phones, and they just had to jump up. the oakland as did not win their game against the tigers, but the fans showed their appreciation for an amazing season. despite the 60 loss, the as faithful gave the team a standing ovation and chanted "let's go oakland" for nearly 10 minutes as the players h
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